Company: Central Arizona Project
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Starting Salary Range: $68,845 - $89,452
Note: The salary range listed ($68,845 - $89,452) reflects the TARGET HIRING RANGE only and does not represent the full employee pay range for this position.
About Central Arizona Project
Central Arizona Project (CAP), a 336-mile system that brings Colorado River water to central and southern Arizona, delivers the state's single largest renewable water supply and serves 80% of the state's population.
We employ nearly 500 people who enjoy a team oriented and safety focused work culture. The close community of a small company is driven to help fulfill our extremely valuable mission. We offer highly competitive salaries and excellent benefits including membership in the Arizona State Retirement System, 401(k), medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage, 4-10 work schedule, and significant investment in employee training and development. Employees are eligible for benefits on their first day of employment. CAP is truly a great place to work!
About the Position
As a Systems Infrastructure Engineer, you would design and implement in-house information systems and network architecture that support core wide area networks, field functions and assure their high availability. This role will implement, design, and update network architecture as well as evaluate and recommend technologies required to support Windows, Wireless, and other systems requiring network access. Works with the Bureau of Reclamation and United States Homeland Security to satisfy yearly site audits to ensure and prevent possible security threats. Reviews all security-related activities for projects by analyzing data and preparing reports that document network vulnerabilities and recommends actions to prevent, repair or mitigate these vulnerabilities.
Some of the duties include:
- Meets with CAP department managers and staff to define application requirements and determine priorities. Implements new and revised systems and resolves complex application, database, network system problems. Must make crucial decisions affecting production operations. Identifies gaps in architecture between current state and future design. Develops plans to ensure best practices, system designs, and technology standards are mapped to CAP business strategies. Determines job priorities based on criticality and business need.
- Performs software installations and upgrades. Coordinates the installation and modification of software by outside vendors. Tests software/hardware to ensure appropriate functionality. Monitors and tests hardware and software to ensure appropriate functionality and performance. Develops strategies and standards to maintain system stability, sufficient bandwidth, and integration of devices follow best practices. Performs extensive problem determination and resolution for CAP technology. Conducts research on emerging technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and system flexibility.
Why is THIS Job Awesome?
You have the opportunity to work as part of an in-house team of technical professionals with a mission of profound importance to the community. Central Arizona Project Electronic Communications Department embraces work life balance, professional improvement, honesty, dedication and personal accountability. Our employees have said that some of the things they like best about working at CAP are the variety of technologies they work on.
About the Qualifications
The successful candidate for this position will have:
A Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited university with a technology- based emphasis with seven (7) years of experience programming, designing, and implementing computer application systems including at least five (5) years with large scale systems. OR, a high school diploma or equivalent with fourteen (14) years of technology experience. Strong working knowledge of application design, implementation and support of systems such as Oracle, network, server infrastructure, virtual systems, database, and cyber security. Must have a valid driver's license with a good driving record. Preference given to candidates with a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification and/or a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE).
If you are looking for a unique and challenging role with the opportunity to make a difference in Arizona while enjoying a great work/life balance, APPLY ONLINE TODAY!
Your water, your future.